Plastic Makers Facing New Regulations Around Circular Economy

As recycling initiatives pick up steam nationwide and increasing numbers of states and communities embrace easier, more convenient recycling programs, legislatures are starting to consider more aggressive regulations around something called extender producer...

Reducing Landfill Waste with Innovative SEED Program

This month we’re spotlighting the Casella Waste Systems SEED™ (Sustainable Environmental and Economic Development) program. Our CEO Paul Boudreau and the UrthPact leadership team went to see Casella in action last November. Casella is serious about separating the...

A Look at Home Composting in Winter

Last October, Urthpact CEO Paul Boudreau sent his leadership team to Green Mountain Compost in Vermont to get the inside view on the challenges that composters face and how to make our compostable plastic products even more eco-friendly. Paul Boudreau and the UrthPact...

Spotlight on New Sustainability Initiatives

Here, at UrthPact we’re all about sustainability and developing compostable bioplastic products made from renewable feedstocks instead of non-renewable, petroleum-based resources. In the course of promoting environmentally-friendly, plant-based plastic products,...

Adventures in Plastics with Paul Boudreau

Plastic is everywhere. It is almost impossible to pick up a product these days that does not have some amount of plastic in it. There’s a good reason for this, though – plastic is relatively inexpensive, durable, versatile, and attractive. It comes in a variety of...

Two Companies Team Up

At Urthpact, we’re proud to be teaming up with plastic product recyclables leader Preserve to introduce a new line of environmentally-friendly, single-use cutlery that’s being rolled out March 1 in over 400 locations of a major national grocery chain that we can’t...